09/16/19 8:00am

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Preschooler Evelyn Restrani gives some tender loving care to a plant in her classroom at the Shelter Island Early Childhood Learning Center.

“It’s a very beautiful rhythm this year,” said Hannah Gray, Shelter Island Early Childhood Learning Center teacher who, with her new assistant, Kaitlin McElroy, welcomed students to the privately operated school headquartered at the Presbyterian Church. (more…)

09/04/19 12:00pm

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School Superintendent Brian Doelger doesn’t believe the new state law mandating students be vaccinated in order to attend public, private or parochial schools in New York has any effect on Shelter Island’s enrollment. (more…)

10/26/18 10:00am

REPORTER FILE PHOTO A patient receiving a flu shot.

According to various statistics that I’ve read recently, if I were around in 1950, I’d already be dead.
What I mean is that the life expectancy of a male in 1950 was about 65 years. The life expectancy today of an American male is about 78 years. (more…)